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: Chill on Choice

Including Breakers and Robot Wars Revealed.

: Backstage

Behind the scenes of BBC television.

: 110 Per Cent

Digital widescreen

: Tennis

Live coverage of the Guardian Direct Cup men"s international indoor tennis tournament from Battersea in London. Introduced by Sue Barker.


Presenter: Sue Barker

: Game On

Continuing the theme of flatmates, a double bill of "Game On" begins a week-long repeat run of the BBC2 cult sitcom written by Andrew Davies and Bernadette Davies. Starring Samantha Janus, Neil Stuke and Matthew Cottle.


Writer: Andrew Davies
Writer: Bernadette Davies
[Actor]: Samantha Janus
[Actor]: Neil Stuke
[Actor]: Matthew Cottle

: Pick of the Week

Digital widescreen
Northern Ireland
10.00 Newsline Extra
10.20 Choice Sport
11.00 PK Tonight
11.50-12.00 Chosen Words
10.00pm Newsline
10.30 Wild Harvest with Nick Nairn
11.00 Offside
11.30-12.00 The Beat Room
10.00 Newswrap
10.15 Sportswrap
10.30 Damon Rochefort
11.25 Sole Mates RAF
11.30 -12 midnight First Resort


Presenter (Wild Harvest): Nick Nairn

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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